— Welcome to the homepage for the AARP Washington State Podcast. Our podcast focuses on Health, Wealth & Self, and how we can make life after age 50 the best years of our lives. You can find us on iTunes and subscribe here. Or you can listen through any podcast app. Just search for “AARP Washington State Podcast”. And don’t forget to check out AARP’s national podcasts, such as The Perfect Scam, a weekly podcast from our Fraud Watch Network featuring …

— AARP in San Diego is ready to help you take on May with local offerings, resources and more. We hope you will join us at one or all of the following events! Movies for Grown Ups- “Poms” | Wednesday, May 1 – 7:00 p.m. – AMC, Chula Vista, 555 Broadway, Chula Vista. You are invited to a free screening of POMS starring Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver, Pam Grier and Rhea Perlman. POMS is an uplifting comedy about Martha (played by …

— After the initial cancer diagnosis, most patients have a structured treatment plan with appointments, and a time structure. As the caregiver, you are adjusting your life to help the patient with medications, getting to the doctor visits, and handling the everyday responsibilities of running the household, and trying to continue a job, business, or career of your own. You will try to balance ‘his/her needs and your own. If you have children, you are also trying to maintain a ‘normal’ …

— AARP Colorado would like you to know of  Vintage & Vibrant, a day-long educational event.  Join us as we explore the Latest Trends in Living Well & Aging Well. *Morning Keynote – The Health Benefits of Laughter *Luncheon Keynote –The Amazing World of Wearable Health Care *Plus 9 enlightening breakout sessions throughout the event May 22 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Parker Arts, Culture and Events Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Dr., Parker, CO 80138 Seating is Limited. Register Early!  Registration …

— It is spring and time to get healthier and start walking together with AARP’s annual walking challenge and sweepstakes. The challenge? Starting May 1, walk 30 minutes a day for eight weeks. Then visit the site daily to track your progress. Get inspired by AARP Wellness Ambassador Denise Austin and share photos with walkers across the country. Just by entering, you will earn a chance to win a spa getaway for two. No purchase necessary. To get started, join the national …

— “Keep moving,” my grandfather said to me, one arm raised as he shuffled down the hallway out of the kitchen. Even though he’s gone now his words still ring true. And he was right: one trick to maintaining a healthy lifestyle is to keep moving. Running marathons aren’t necessarily the goal, but consistently walking and stretching can do wonders for one’s health and mobility. Walking is a low-impact activity with many benefits, both physical and mental. AARP put together a …

— March is my time to Celebrate the coming of Spring and my Birthday! I am so grateful to share my special day with my husband, ‘children’and grandchildren. It is also a Celebration of 28 years that Jack is Living with Cancer. Cancer is an awful disease to face, but thankfully there are an increasing number of resources available to patients and caregivers over the past 15 years. One of the potential resources available is seeking a consultation with an expert …

— Meet new friends and have fun while staying healthy as part of Roanoke’s premier walking group. We are moving forward! Join us and enjoy the great spring weather. Walking is a terrific way to keep your mind and body healthy and is a great way to maintain a healthy lifestyle at any age or level of athletic ability. The walking group is scheduled to meet most Monday mornings. The detailed schedule including locations and times is listed below. Walking for …

— Dear Friends: The New Year had just begun when I ‘missed’ two steps in my house and broke toes on my left foot. I also hit my face and got myself a dark purple ‘black eye’. I know all of the statistics about the number of people who fall in their own homes and severely injure themselves. However, I was lucky. My husband, Jack, was home and got me to a doctor who prescribed a ‘big, black boot’, a cane, …

— Was part of your New Year’s resolution to stress less and get in shape? Have you ever thought about Tai Chi? Join AARP in our quest for healthy living. Attend one of our upcoming sessions or both – free! Registration is required. Session 1: Thursday, February 7, 2019 1:00 p.m. Jeffersontown Library 10635 Watterson Trail Louisville, KY 40299 Session 2: Friday, February 15, 2019 1:00 p.m. JenCare 3939 S. 7th Street Louisville, KY 40216 Register online or by phone: 877-926-8300. …